Tag: Finnair

Finnair as the Most Profitable Nordic Airline in 2017

Reading Time: < 1 minute Finnair made a new high operating margin in 2017, when it also became the most profitable major airline in the Nordic region, beating SAS, Icelandair and the loss-making Norwegian with its margin. This marks a strong recovery from the years following the global financial crisis, when Finnair struggled to make a profit and was the […]

First Officer Incapacitated During the Finnair A321 Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Finnair Airbus A321-200, registration OH-LZP performing flight AY-617 from Helsinki to Ivalo (Finland) with 186 passengers, was enroute at FL370 about 130nm north of Helsinki when the first officer became ill prompting the captain to take control and return the aircraft to Helsinki, where the aircraft landed safely about one hour after departure and […]

Finnair Hit by Strike at Helsinki Airport

Reading Time: 2 minutes Finnair has confirmed that it will have to cancel more than 90 of its flights through its home hub of Helsinki Airport 17 March because of a strike at Finland’s biggest air gateway. The strike, to be held between 3pm and 7pm Eastern European Time (EET, two hours ahead of UTC), does not involve Finnair […]

A350 Pilot Training Triggers Finnair A330 Lease Extension

Reading Time: 2 minutes Finland flag carrier Finnair has extended the lease on an Iberia Airbus A330 until May 31 because of A350 crew training delays. The A330 had been scheduled to leave the fleet Jan. 31. The oneworld carrier had planned to use the A330 on its 3X-weekly Miami route only from Jan. 10-31, but this 21-day lease […]

Christmas in Aviation with Joy and Cheer

Reading Time: < 1 minute Right before Christmas, Aviation Voice is willing to present you several aviation related Christmas commercials. Every single video is full of the festive spirit which gives hope to everyone, even to those who doubt about the power of Christmas magic. HEATHROW AIRPORT Christmas is a special time of year to remember those who are close to your heart! […]

Japan Airlines and Finnair Expand Codeshare Cooperation

Reading Time: < 1 minute Finnair and Japan Airlines will expand their codeshare cooperation. Finnair’s flight numbers will be added to Japan Airlines flights from Frankfurt to Tokyo Narita starting on January 1, 2017. The codeshare expansion gives customers more flexibility and connectivity between Europe and Japan, enabling combinable routings via Frankfurt in one direction and via Helsinki in the […]

Finnair Prepares for Possible Flight Cancellations

Reading Time: < 1 minute Finnair is preparing for possible individual flight cancellations due to working restrictions set by the Finnish Pilots’ Association. In unforeseen cases, Finnair might not have enough pilots to operate certain flights due to the restrictions placed by the Finnish Pilots’ Association. These restrictions include a ban on pilots working additional flights and pilot roster changes […]

Icelandair Joins Airlines for Europe

Reading Time: < 1 minute Membership numbers at Airlines for Europe are growing further with Icelandair joining Europe’s largest airline association. The airline operates out of Iceland, and uses the country’s geographical location mid-way between America and Europe, to offer a network of international routes with Iceland as a hub. “We are looking forward to jointly work with A4E on […]

Finnair to Wet Lease a Hi Fly A340 for Pilot Training

Reading Time: < 1 minute Finnair will wet lease one Airbus A340 from Portuguese aircraft-crew-maintenance-insurance (ACMI) specialist Hi Fly for two months to accommodate pilot trainings to secure the airline’s growing operations in summer 2017 and beyond. “Pilot trainings are a part of our preparations for growth. This wet lease is a part of our efforts to ensure punctual operations […]

AirBaltic Joins Airlines for Europe

Reading Time: 2 minutes Latvian carrier airBaltic has joined Airlines for Europe (A4E), adding to the lobbying group’s growing number of carriers. A4E has been steadily gaining members since its creation in January 2016 and has been campaigning on a variety of issues affecting the airline industry, notably air traffic control (ATC) strikes, removing what it regards as unreasonable […]